What are the opposite words for underdevelopment?

Underdevelopment refers to the state of lack or insufficient progress in social, political, economic or technological structures. Alternatively, the antonyms to underdevelopment are progress or development. Development implies improvements in the economies, technologies, infrastructure or social structures such as health, education, and other essential services. Economic growth, increase in GDP, and advanced technology are some of the markers of development. Promotion of better governance structures, sustainable utilization of natural resources, and equitable distribution of resources are some of the initiatives necessary to achieve development. Thus, underdevelopment's antonyms suggest growth, advancements, and welfare in various fields.

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aid, discourage, dissuade.